Terroir (French pronunciation: [ter war]) comes from the word terre "land". It was originally a French term in wine, coffee and tea, used to denote the special characteristics that geography bestowed upon particular varieties. Agricultural sites in the same region share similar soil, weather conditions, and farming techniques, all of which contribute to the unique qualities of the crop. It can be very loosely translated as "a sense of place," which is embodied in certain characteristic qualities, the sum of the effects that the local environment has had on the manufacture of the product. as noted from Wikipedia
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The view from one of our foraging spots in Western Pennsylvania... and we'll never tell you where it is.